the two companies are indeed collaborating on a series of technology innovation exercises with IOTA’s Tangle network, albeit without any signed agreements.
“We have never mentioned that any of the companies which are participating in the marketplace are our ‘partners,'” co-founder Dominik Schiener told TNW over email. “We call them participants.”
Short Term: Given we only have data for gold prices daily, we saw that there was quite a bit of volatility when Futures were introduced. There was a run-up to the Gold Futures launch — followed by a dip in prices for about 2 years. After which, gold prices started to come back to all-time high levels.
Elinor Ostrom was also challenging the received wisdom in her field of political science. Starting with her thesis research on how a group of stakeholders in southern California cobbled together a system for managing their water table, and culminating in her worldwide study of common-pool resource (CPR) groups, the message of her work was that groups are capable of avoiding the tragedy of the commons without requiring top-down regulation
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